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Radio Horton calls for Your Horton Memories

Radio Horton calls for Your Horton Memories

On Thursday 5th July, the NHS (National Health Service) is celebrating its seventieth anniversary. With events taking place at hospitals across the country, Banbury’s hospital radio station, Radio Horton is marking the occasion with a series of broadcasts entitled “Your Horton Memories” and is calling on the help of the Banbury community, as well as […]


Royal recognition for former Radio Horton volunteers

Royal recognition for former Radio Horton volunteers

Two former volunteers of Banbury’s hospital radio station were recently invited to a garden party at Buckingham Palace to rub shoulders with members of the Royal Family, together with more than 5000 delegates, in recognition for their contribution to the voluntary sector. Now heard on community radio, Stewart Green and Ian Fleming have built up […]


Radio Horton shortlisted for National Hospital Radio Award

Radio Horton shortlisted for National Hospital Radio Award

Banbury’s hospital radio station kick-started 2018 with exciting news following the announcement of a nomination in the Best Special Event category at the prestigious annual National Hospital Radio Awards for its coverage of Fairport’s Cropredy Convention. The station was delighted to be offered the unique privilege of bringing content and exclusive interviews from one of […]


Banbury honours Battle of Britain Heroes

Banbury honours Battle of Britain Heroes

Banbury residents turned out in force on Sunday to honour the country’s Battle of Britain heroes. A military and civic parade marched from Broad Street, along High Street, round The Cross into Horsefair and then to St Mary’s Church for a memorial service. After the service the parade marched back down High Street for the […]


Meet Radio Horton at Banbury Canal Day

Meet Radio Horton at Banbury Canal Day

The history of Banbury’s canal will be remembered at a colourful and fun-filled family day out on Sunday October 1. Canal Day this year is ‘on’ again after being cancelled in February because of building work planned for the waterside. Construction work – part of the Castle Quay Two expansion – on the canalside north […]


Radio Horton brings Fairport to patients

Radio Horton brings Fairport to patients

With one of the country’s biggest summer festivals in full swing, Banbury’s hospital radio station, Radio Horton was delighted to be able to bring content and exclusive interviews to patients in the Horton General Hospital across the weekend. Now in its 37th year, the event – Fairport’s Cropredy Convention 2017 – was a landmark occasion as the […]


Radio Horton celebrates 53 years with a weekend of events

Radio Horton celebrates 53 years with a weekend of events

Banbury’s hospital radio station has celebrated its fifty-third birthday by providing public address and entertainment in a weekend of events across the local community. Radio Horton broadcast its first programme to patients of the Horton General Hospital on the 7th July 1964, to the words “This is Radio Horton calling”, the voices of Ted Hanson […]


Tuesday Night Project speaks with The Uninvited & Ian Keith of Bodfest

Tuesday Night Project speaks with The Uninvited & Ian Keith of Bodfest

Lisa Simmons sat in for Bob Dainty on last week’s Tuesday Night Project and spoke with Claire from local Banbury band, The Uninvited ahead of their performance at Bodfest 2017, and Ian Keith a committee member and organiser of Bodfest. Claire joined the band in 2002, and sits alongside Susan (vocals), Bungi (drums), Josie (guitar) […]


Cornbury Finalé around the corner

Cornbury Finalé around the corner

Cornbury Music Festival announced earlier this year that the festival will come to an end in 2017. The finalé, held in Great Tew Park, near Chipping Norton is set to be a memorable occasion with a fantastic line up, which welcomes back artists who have performed at the festival in previous years. Hugh Phillimore, Director […]


Over 1,000 turn out at Deer Jam 2017

Over 1,000 turn out at Deer Jam 2017

Radio Horton was once again proud to support this year’s Deer Jam event – the most successful once since the live music and real ale & cider festival started in 2015. Over 1,000 people came along during the course of the day to hear local bands and musicians play live, including Dirty Jack DC, Stevie […]